The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sophos
Rank 253 238 273
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +35
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 10 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.043% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.093% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Average salary £45,000 £23,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.48% -38.15%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.45% -6.42%
Sophos
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3649 3218 4247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 46.78% 45.89% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2917 2727 3577
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region.

Sophos Salary Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the East of England

Sophos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £27,750 -26.00% 1
Essex - 1 £27,000 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos.

1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 10 (62.50%) Backup Exec
5 9 (56.25%) Firewall
6 8 (50.00%) MS Office
6 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 8 (50.00%) DHCP
7 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
7 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 7 (43.75%) Symantec
7 7 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (37.50%) Clustering
8 6 (37.50%) Veritas
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (37.50%) vSphere
9 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (31.25%) CCNA
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
9 5 (31.25%) SAN
10 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 4 (25.00%) Internet
10 4 (25.00%) Citrix
10 4 (25.00%) HP
10 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (25.00%) MS Excel

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) NAS
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) ICT Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
1 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
1 3 (18.75%) Data Security
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCNA
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (18.75%) MCITP
3 3 (18.75%) VCP5
3 3 (18.75%) VCP4
3 3 (18.75%) MCP
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) vCloud
6 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Backup Exec
2 7 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (18.75%) SCCM
3 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Symantec
4 6 (37.50%) Veritas
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Acronis
7 2 (12.50%) Websense
7 2 (12.50%) EMC
8 1 (6.25%) Lumension
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) Lotus
8 1 (6.25%) IBM
8 1 (6.25%) McAfee
8 1 (6.25%) ESRI
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bonuses and travel allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago